Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,347.16 , up 24.30 points).
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Gold. Down 62 cents, or 3.36 per cent, to $17.81 on 46.9 million shares.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 31 cents, or 4.57 per cent, to $7.09 on 9.8 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up 10 cents, or 4.93 per cent to $2.13 on 8.9 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APHA). Health care. Up 30 cents, or 3.82 per cent, to $8.15 on 8.2 million shares.
Prometic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX:PLI). Health care. Up 9.5 cents, or 37.25 per cent, to 35 cents on 6.8 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up four cents, or 1.66 per cent, to $2.45 on 5.6 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Stingray Group Inc. (TSX:RAY.A). Down 21 cents, or 3.11 per cent to $6.54. Stingray Group has dropped its takeover attempt of Music Choice. The Montreal-based company, which provides music and in-store media, had made the unsolicited bid for the U.S. company in August last year. The offer was worth US$120 million. Music Choice produces music programming and music-related content for digital cable television, mobile phone and cable modem users. Stingray announced Monday a distribution agreement with Altice USA, which will bring 50 Stingray music audio channels and hundreds of music videos from its on-demand catalogue to Altice USA’s subscribers.
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